[Snort-users] Snort on Ubuntu LTS

Joel Esler joel.esler at ...1935...
Sun Jan 13 18:56:13 EST 2008


If I remember correctly, the version of Snort that comes with Ubuntu  
is very very old.

I suggest, with whatever distro you wind up going with, compile your  
Snort from scratch.

Joel

On Jan 13, 2008, at 2:11 PM, UxBoD wrote:

> Personally I would go with CentOS 5.1 as it as least closer to  
> commercial grade ;)
>
> Regards,
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> From: "Tim Holmes" <w8tahradio at ...11827...>
> To: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
> Sent: 13 January 2008 16:51:12 o'clock (GMT) Europe/London
> Subject: [Snort-users] Snort on Ubuntu LTS
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> HI folks:
>
> My trusty Gentoo snort box has finally given up the ghost, and it is  
> now time to transfer to Ubuntu Server. I am looking for a good guide  
> for the installation. The only one i could find in google is several  
> years out of date. I was wondering if the debian on on snort.org is  
> close enough or if there is a good one out there
>
> The gentoo box is badly out of date, and when i updated all the  
> rules, apparently they are for a new version of snort and nothing  
> works -- i want to run snort and base and whatever else i need to  
> make things work smoothly and easilly
>
> any and all help is GREATLY appreciated
>
> TIM
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